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California / Death Penalty / Williams Case #812648

NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 12, 2005
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(Washington: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(San Quentin: James Hattori) California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s rejection of the clemency appeal from Stanley "Tookie" Williams, who is scheduled to be executed tonight, despite claims of Williams’ redemption, featured; scenes shown of the vigil outside San Quentin prison; statement from Schwarzenegger quoted. [Civil rights activist Rev. Jesse JACKSON†- recounts his visit with Williams.] [Williams’ attorney Jan HANDZLIK†- says we intend to pursue every legal avenue available.] The filing of a petition with the Supreme Court seeking a stay of execution noted.

Williams, Brian;
Hattori, James

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